Ivan Navarro

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Born in 1972 in Santiago, Iván Navarro grew up under the Pinochet dictatorship. He has lived and worked in New York since 1997. Iván Navarro uses light as his raw material, turning objects into electric sculptures and transforming the exhibition space by means of visual interplay. His work is certainly playful, but is also haunted by questions of power, control and imprisonment. The act of usurping the minimalist aesthetic is an ever-present undercurrent, becoming the pretext for understated political and social criticism.









  • Come to Daddy (Black and Red), 2015
    Neon, drum, one-way mirror, mirror and electric energy
    183 x 81 cm
    72 x 31 7/8 in.



  • Bomb, 2016
    Drum, LED lights, mirror, one-way mirror and electric energy
    91,4 x 55,9 cm
    36 x 22 in.



  • Bomb, 2016
    Drum, LED lights, mirror, one-way mirror and electric energy
    91,4 x 55,9 cm
    36 x 22 in.



  • Come to Daddy (black, light blue), 2016
    Neon, drum, mirror, one-way mirror and electric energy
    183 x 81 cm
    72 x 31 7/8 in.



  • Come to Daddy (black, light blue), 2016
    Neon, drum, mirror, one-way mirror and electric energy
    183 x 81 cm
    72 x 31 7/8 in.



  • Cars, 2014
    Aluminium box, neons, mirror, one-way mirror and electric energy
    91,5 x 193 x 17,8 cm
    36 x 76 x 7 in.



  • Cars, 2014
    Aluminium box, neons, mirror, one-way mirror and electric energy
    91,5 x 193 x 17,8 cm
    36 x 76 x 7 in.



  • Square Light, 2014
    Light bulbs, mirror, one-way mirror, wooden box and electric energy
    12,7 x 76,2 x 76,2 cm
    5 x 30 x 30 in.



  • Square Light, 2014
    Light bulbs, mirror, one-way mirror, wooden box and electric energy
    12,7 x 76,2 x 76,2 cm
    5 x 30 x 30 in.



  • Totem, 2013
    Neon
    254 x 111 x 111 cm
    100 x 44 x 44 in.



  • Scream, 2012
    Neon, wood, paint, mirror, one-way mirror and electric energy
    121,9 x 121,9 x 17,8 cm
    48 x 48 x 7 in.



  • Scream, 2012
    Neon, wood, paint, mirror, one-way mirror and electric energy
    121,9 x 121,9 x 17,8 cm
    48 x 48 x 7 in.



  • Untitled (Empire State), 2011
    Neon, wood, paint, Plexiglass, mirror, one-way mirror and electric energy
    144,8 x 302,3 x 25,4 cm
    57 x 119 x 10 in.



  • Murio La Verdad , 2013
    Neons, synchronizer, wood, paint, mirror, one-way mirror and electric energy
    122 x 122 x 25,5 cm
    48 x 48 x 10 in.
    Edition of 3 + 1 AP



  • Becco (Brick), 2012
    neon light, mirror, one-way mirror, bricks and electric energy
    181 cm (diamètre) x 81 cm
    71 1/4 in. (diameter) x 31 7/8 in.



  • Eccidio (Brick), 2012
    neon light, mirror, one-way mirror, bricks and electric energy
    93,5 x 259 x 54 cm
    36 3/4 x 102 x 21 1/4 in.



  • Occhio (Brick), 2012
    neon light, mirror, one-way mirror, bricks and electric energy
    90,5 x 262 x 54,5 cm
    35 5/8 x 103 1/8 x 21 1/2 in.



  • Ex (Brick), 2012
    neon light, mirror, one-way mirror, bricks and electric energy
    183 x 259 x 81,5 cm
    72 x 102 x 32 1/8 in.



  • Order (Maracaña), 2012
    Neon lights, wooden box, paint, mirror, one-way mirror and electric energy
    137,2 x 137,2 x 17,8 cm
    54 x 54 x 7 in.
    Edition of 3 + 1 AP



  • To speculate, 2012
    Wood sculpture, LED, small change, miror, one way miror and electricity
    183 x 61 x 61 cm
    72 x 24 x 24 in.
    Edition of 3 + 1 AP



  • The Twin Towers, 2011
    Neon, wood, paint, mirror, one-way mirror and electric energy
    20,3 x 146,7 x 146,7 cm
    8 x 58 x 58 in.
    Edition of 3 + 1 A.P.



  • The Twin Towers, 2011
    Neon, wood, paint, mirror, one-way mirror and electric energy
    20,3 x 146,7 x 146,7 cm
    8 x 58 x 58 in.
    Edition of 3 + 1 A.P.



  • Nowhere man I, 2009
    Fluorescent light, metal fixtures and electric energy
    165 x 195 cm
    65 x 77 in.
    Edition of 3 + 1 AP



  • Threshold, 2009
    Chilean Pavilion, Arsenal, 53rd Venice Biennale, 2009



  • BED, 2009
    Neon lights, plywood, mirror, one-way mirror and electric energy
    90 x 180 x 180 cm
    35 3/8 x 70 7/8 x 70 7/8 in.
    Edition of 3 + 1 AP



  • Resistance, 2009
    Threshold, Chilean Pavilion, Arsenal, 53rd Venice Biennale, 2009



  • Black Electric Chair, 2006
    Black neon light and electricity energy
    74 x 77,5 x 72,5 cm
    29 x 30 1⁄2 x 28 1⁄2 in.
    Edition of 3 + 1 AP



  • Blue Electric Chair, 2004
    fluorescent tubes, metal
    122 x 79 x 114,5 cm
    48 x 31 x 45 in.



  • Nadie Sabe Para Quien Trabaja, 2014
    Fluorescent light, fixture, candle, and electric energy
    127 x 48,3 cm
    50 x 19 in.
    Edition of 5



  • Music Room IV, 2017
    Installation, music
    194 x 190 x 100 cm
    76 3/8 x 74 3/4 x 39 3/8 in.
    unique



  • Exhibition view "Fanfare", Galerie Templon, Paris



  • Exhibition view "Fanfare", Galerie Templon, Paris



  • Exhibition view "Fanfare", Galerie Templon, Paris



  • Exhibition view "Fanfare", Galerie Templon, Paris

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